Treasure Island

Percy Bysshe Shelley

(1792-1822 / Horsham / England)

Fragment: Amor Aeternus


Wealth and dominion fade into the mass
Of the great sea of human right and wrong,
When once from our possession they must pass;
But love, though misdirected, is among
The things which are immortal, and surpass
All that frail stuff which will be--or which was.

Submitted: Thursday, April 01, 2010

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